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Axle-Less Trailer Suspension vs Competitors

Better than Torsion, Leaf Spring & Trailing Arm

Axle-Less trailer suspensions are a leader in the industry for a reason — more than one reason, actually.

Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension

Torsion Suspension

Leaf Spring Suspension

Trailing Arm Style Suspension






Requires Axle





Improved Ride Quality


Off-Road Capable

Maximum Ground Clearance

See our suspension in action

See the Specs of Our Axle-Less Design

Our Axle-Less design features our Aeon® rubber spring technology.

A Straightforward Installation: How to Install Axle-Less Trailer Suspension Yourself

Install your Axle-Less suspension in a few simple steps, with just a few tools you already have on hand.

How to Choose the Right Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension

Whether building a custom rig or retrofitting an existing trailer, here’s how to pick the right Axle-Less suspension.

See Our Suspension Go Off-Road

Stay in control of your tow no matter what obstacles you encounter.

Why Axle-Less Suspensions Are the Perfect Fit For Your Utility Trailer

Axle-Less suspensions aren’t only for off-roading. Enjoy a smooth, quiet ride for your utility trailer, too.

From off-roading in our 4Runners to towing a trailer with us on the trail we have looked no further then Timbren for both our rigs and our trailers. Active Off-Road Bumpstops on our rigs & Axle-Less Off-Road Trailer Suspension for our trailers. Ride quality, off-road capability, clearance and we could keep going. Thrilled with our Timbren products from the start!


Your questions, answered

You want all the info before choosing the right trailer suspension for you. And we want to help.

If you need maximum ground clearance for off-roading, Axle-Less is the way to go. If you have more robust towing needs that don’t require more ground clearance, like landscape trailers or construction trailers, the Silent-Ride is your best option.

Learn more about Silent-Ride trailer suspension

Axle-Less trailer suspensions are fully independent and do not require an axle, allowing for ultimate control of your rig. A torsion trailer suspension, on the other hand, is housed within an axle tube and can’t withstand the abuse and rigors of off-road and overland travel.

Our jounce and rebound springs are made from natural rubber, with all the unique characteristics that make our Aeon® springs a leader in towing and hauling.

The capacity rating represents one complete Axle-Less Suspension, i.e. both sides.

Yes. Some maintenance is required, such as greasing the pivot bushings and wheel bearings. For detailed maintenance information, refer to the maintenance notes included with the installation instructions.

To begin, you’ll need to make sure the frame is perfectly square. Additionally, some trailer frames require additional support, like an extension plate to allow bolts to be installed vertically. This would eliminate the use of a cross-member, allowing you to achieve maximum ground clearance.

Have questions? Reach out to one of our resident suspension techs about your trailer project to determine whether Axle-Less trailer suspension is right for you.

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We can help you decide if the Axle-Less trailer suspension is right for you.

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Shop Axle-Less trailer suspensions

Shop Axle-Less trailer suspensions or learn more about our Active Off-Road Bumpstops and Aeon® spring technology.